Thursday, 19th October 2017
National
  • President Jokowi inaugurates Baswedan, Uno as Jakarta governor, vice governor
    16th October 2017
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi), at the State Palace, here, Monday, inaugurated and swore in Anies Baswedan and Sandiaga Uno, respectively as the governor and vice governor of Jakarta for the 2017-2022 period. The ...
  • Jokowi receives President Issoufou of Niger
    16th October 2017
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi), at the Merdeka Palace, here, Monday, received President Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger who is on a state visit to Indonesia on October 15-17, 2017. The countries national anthems were played ...
  • President Jokowi receives delegation of Olympic Council of Asia
    16th October 2017
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and Vice President M Jusuf Kalla received a delegation of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) led by OCA President Sheikh Fahad Al-Sabah in Merdeka Palace, here, Monday. Coordinating Minister ...
  • Four million people in West Java still below poverty line
    16th October 2017
    The Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) said West Java recorded a slight decline in the number of people living below the poverty line. West Java still has four million people or 8.71 percent of its population living below ...
  • Saiful Hadi, former ANTARA News Agency president director passes away
    16th October 2017
    Former president director of the Indonesias ANTARA News Agency, Saiful Hadi, passed away in Siloam hospital here on Sunday at 09.30 p.m. Western Indonesia Standard Time (WIB). "Doctors said (Saiful Hadi) suffered from a ...
  • Sinabung refugees to be relocated by end of 2018: President
    15th October 2017
    The relocation of Mt Sinabung refugees in Karo District, North Sumatra, will be completed by the end of 2018, President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) stated. "We hope the relocation of 1,873 families (KK) to 14 locations would be ...
  • Two Indonesians granted pardon in Saudi
    15th October 2017
    The Indonesian government has managed to successfully secure the release of two Indonesians on death row in Saudi Arabia and repatriated them on Saturday. "The two Indonesian citizens, identified by their initials as DT and ...
  • Gerindra to ask Prabowo to run for president: Secretary general
    15th October 2017
    Gerindra will ask former army general Prabowo Subianto to run again for the presidential election in 2019, the partys secretary general Ahmad Muzani said here on Saturday. "All party cadres are now concentrating on ...
  • Mt Agung`s emergency status extended until Oct 26
    15th October 2017
    The emergency status for Mount Agung in Bali Province has been extended for another 14 days until Oct 26, as the volcano is still at the highest alert level, according to the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB). The ...
  • Difficult to predict when Mount Sinabung will stop erupting: President
    15th October 2017
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) said that it is unpredictable as to when Mount Sinabung in Karo District, North Sumatra, which is showing its volcanic activities, would stop erupting. "Fortunately, the residents of the ...